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Taurus Wines - Wine School 2019

Join us at the shop on the last Friday of every month in 2019 for a series of informal, but informative wine education classes! Each session will focus on a key topic and the practical aspects of enjoying wine - perfect for budding enthusiasts or seasoned oenophiles alike. Come along to one class or sign-up for a range: by the end you'll be able to identify the main wine styles, understand the principles of matching food and wine, and be confident choosing a bottle in a shop or restaurant. The classes would also make the ideal gift for someone who wants to know more about wine - vouchers can be packaged in a presentation box to make your gift that extra bit special.

All classes run from 7pm to 9pm on the last Friday of every month at Taurus Wines shop. All course materials, wine samples, water and water biscuits are included in the price. To book a class or purchase a voucher, please call un on 01483 54 84 84 or visit the store and speak to one of our staff.

ONE CLASS £35

THREE CLASSES £100

A YEAR OF CLASSES £350

January 25th
Wine Tasting 101 - Taste like a professional
      
February 22nd
Effervescence - Fizz, bubbles and everything that sparkles

March 29th
ABC: Anything But Chardonnay - The Marmite of the wine world

April 26th
Bordeaux: near and far - So uncool, it’s cool

May 31st
Does red wine go with fish? - The principles of food and wine matching

June 28th
Old vs New - Worlds apart

July 26th
Rosé - Where there’s a will, there’s a rosé

August 30th
Off the beaten track - From Hungary to Lebanon

September 27th
Sweet at heart - TBA? TBC

October 25th
Age is but a number - The effect of time on a bottle

November 29th
Fortified wines - Not just for Christmas...

 

Winter 'walkabout' tastings 2018

The dates for our annual winter 'walkabout' tastings have been released - we'd really love to see you there! If you aren't familiar with our little tradition, at each tasting you'll be able to taste a range of wines (many offered at an on-the-night-only 10% discount) alongside a generous ploughman's-style buffet. Come along to stock up on something a little different or stick with tradition! This year, we'll also be hosting a special fine wine tasting at our recently renovated shop, where you'll have the opportunity to try some fantastic champagnes, fine wines and vintage ports to inspire you with gift ideas or just to plan ahead for Christmas dinner. 

Friday 26th October - Bramley Village Hall

Friday 2nd November - Cranleigh Village Hall

Friday 9th November - Wilfrid Noyce Centre, Godalming

Friday 16th November - North Hall, Loxwood

Friday 23rd November - Arbuthnot Hall, Shamley Green

Friday 30th November - Fine Wine Tasting, Taurus Wines

All tastings run from 6.30pm - 10pm

Our new shop is now open!

After a long hard slog of a year's worth of building, our glorious new home is now the renovated East Barn. Still based at Whipley Manor Farm, we now have over 2000 sq ft of retail and entertaining space - plus we're the first wine merchant in Waverley to install Enomatic machines, meaning customers can now 'self-serve' samples of wines that are all kept in perfect condition thanks to a nitrogen generator and whizzy system. If these weren't exciting enough, we also have stacks more fine wine storage in the guise of a spiral cellar and fine wine climate-controlled cabinet, both from the amazingly innovative Spiral Cellars. 

We'd love to see you if you want to pop in and say hello - and see our new makeover for yourself!